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Spotless crakes/pūweto are a great indicator of the success of a wetland restoration. Ranger Rose has been monitoring pūweto in Waikato’s Peat Lakes where restoration work is being carried out.

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We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the thirteenth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi).

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Friends of Mana Island are celebrating 20 years of restoration work this year. Today we would like to tip our hat to our long-term partners for their immense hard work and dedication to restoring Mana Island.

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The Milson Scout Troop of Palmerston North are on board with the Predator Free 2050 challenge, they are getting stuck in to ridding invasive predators from the Manawatu Gorge.

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During two weeks in May, seven juvenile shore plover/tūturuatu were translocated to Waikawa Island off Mahia Peninsula. This was the last of two translocation for the year. Local biodiversity ranger Helen Jonas explains what’s involved in keeping this population of rare birds going. 

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A funding boost has given a Central North Island project a new way to protect the threatened flora species in Paengaroa Scenic Reserve

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Motunau Island is the only offshore predator free island in Canterbury. Community ranger Vanessa Mander tells us why ridding the island of boxthorn weeds is important for the sea birds survival.

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